Performing Arts Presenter Directory
The Austin Chamber of Commerce coordinates performing arts events ranging broadly from town heritage festivals such as the Lincoln Highway Car Show to landsailing events.
The cultural center, housed in a former Catholic church built in 1856, will eventually house a cultural and arts center for the community of Austin and central Nevada. Activities will include artist workshops, historic presentations, and dramas as well as music presentations. The center completed a 10-year, million dollar restoration in 2014.
The civic center, managed by the Lander County Convention and Tourism Authority, is home to a wide array of community events including high school drama performances.
The Boulder City Chamber of Commerce assists in bringing cultural and recreational experiences to the Boulder City Community by supporting and creating opportunities for local artists as well as outside artists. Some of the events include Art in the Park and the family festival known as Spring Jamboree. Together they draw nearly 100,000 guests to the Historic District.
Boulder City Parks and Recreation provides a venue for artistic and educational events as well as social and sports events at the ABC Park Amphitheatre. The park is also home to the Boulder City Art Center.
The Brewery Arts Center (BAC) is located in downtown Carson City. Constructed in the 1870s, the BAC contains two theaters, classrooms, meeting rooms, offices, a studio, an art gallery and an artisan’s store. The BAC provides art and cultural classes and presents music, dance, and theatrical performances. The BAC is funded through memberships, grants, donations and facility rental fees.
The Carson City Symphony was founded in 1984 as the Carson City Chamber Orchestra. It is a community orchestra open to amateur and volunteer professional musicians. The Symphony performs five or more concerts each year for audiences in Carson City. It also has performed in Minden, Gardnerville, Fallon, South Lake Tahoe, Reno, and Virginia City. The Symphony plays many works by contemporary composers and has commissioned and premiered several pieces.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater, a nonprofit organization, is the leading children’s theater in Carson City. Founded in 2007, WHCT is the oldest, continuous running children’s theater in Carson City and has introduced thousands of children from Northern Nevada to the magical world of theater.
The Bob Boldrick Theatre, managed by Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Division, regularly offers performances ranging from Broadway shows to drama to the purely musical. Setting and technical equipment can be provided.
The Elko Convention Center is located in the heart of the city of Elko, and is within minutes from hotels, a variety of restaurants, coffee bars, museums, shopping, golf courses, Elko Regional Airport, entertainment and attractions. The center's Lorena Moren Theater has a proscenium, lighting and sound systems, and orchestra pit.
Great Basin College is a part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. The community college serves its students and the northeastern Nevada community through its dedication to the fine arts and humanities. The main campus in Elko offers a residential college experience. The school’s theater program celebrates its 20th season in 2015. The college stage draws more than 4,000 audience members a year.
The Western Folklife Center works to expand understanding by celebrating the every-day traditions of the American West. To accomplish its mission, the center uses exhibitions, educational programs, national radio and television programs, research and preservation projects, its website, and its premier event, The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
The Nevada Northern Railway Museum, which is listed on the United States national Register of Historic Places, is the best preserved example of the steam railway system. East Ely Railroad Depot Museum focuses on the historical industrial development of Nevada as evidenced by the massive copper production in the area which began in 1900. Located in the historic Nevada Northern Railroad Depot building, the museum interprets mining and transportation heritage.
The historic Eureka Opera House is a full-service convention and cultural arts center. Built in 1880 and restored in 1993, performances take place in the Grand Hall Auditorium. The balcony -- one of only three horseshoe shaped balconies in Nevada -- offers permanent seating for 64 people. The opera house books 12 to 18 performances a year.
The Churchill Arts Council brings arts events to Fallon, Churchill County and Northern Nevada. For more than two decades, it has enriched the cultural and social life of Northern Nevada by offering opportunities in the arts on many levels - performances, art exhibitions, films, literary readings and conversations with artists in all disciplines. The council is committed to excellence in multi-disciplinary programming.
The City of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts and Tourism is dedicated to creating and promoting innovative events, entertainment, programming and venues that celebrate diverse cultural arts, enhance tourism, involve and serve the community and enrich the economic and cultural fabric of Henderson.
Classical Gala West, a division of the Lake Tahoe Classical Guitar Society, presents premier music events and more in beautiful locations in the American West. Events include concerts, festivals, competitions, and educational events.
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival promotes both drama and music performance art beyond its well-known Shakespearean offerings. The festival is established for the cultural benefit and enjoyment of all residents and visitors to our region. The festival strives to plan, produce and advocate the finest cultural events at Lake Tahoe while educating future generations on the importance of including theatre, music, and art in their everyday lives.
To provide high quality classical music at an affordable price to concert goers in the Reno Tahoe area and surrounding areas.
The Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center is managed by the UNLV College of Fine Arts and is the home of the Music Department and includes the music library, a 300-seat hall and lobby, a full recording studio, and large band and choir rehearsal rooms.
Boulder Plaza, an outdoor venue managed by the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, is located in the 18b Arts District in downtown Las Vegas.
The Centennial Hills Amphitheatre is managed by the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, it is located within the 120-acre Centennial Hills Park. The stage is a covered and slightly raised concrete surrounded by a lawn amphitheatre.
The Charleston Heights Arts Center, a facility managed by the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, presents a wide diversity of programs, classes and workshops for all ages. The center hosts the offices of a youth theatre, provides space for local community groups, and features rotating exhibits its gallery space.
Managed by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District the Clark County Library includes two theaters in addition to its library facilities.
The Historic Fifth Street School is a facility of the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, and is considered is a "cultural oasis" in the midst of the office and legal corridors in downtown Las Vegas. The restored school is home to the University of Nevada Las Vegas Fine Arts Program, including the Downtown Design Center for the School of Architecture; the Nevada School of the Arts; AIA Nevada/AIA Las Vegas; and an office of the City of Las Vegas Cultural Affairs Division.